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35mm Stock Footage
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Passenger trains stop at Southern California railroad station.
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Topics: Railroads, Railroad stations, California (Southern California), California (Los Angeles), Motion...
35mm Stock Footage
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Looking down on Fifth Avenue, Manhattan.
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Topics: New York City (History), New York City (Streets), New York City (Buildings)
35mm Stock Footage
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Gag reel of bloopers and flubs from Wilding Picture Productions, an industrial film studio.
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Topics: Wilding Picture Productions, Inc., Motion pictures (Industrial), Motion pictures (Bloopers),...
Living New Deal Project
by Federal Works Agency. Work Projects Administration
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On theater projects of the Works Progress Administration. WPA theater units present vaudeville shows (comedy teams, dancers, singers), minstrel and marionette shows, Gilbert and Sullivan's H.M.S. Pinafore, Macbeth with an all-Negro cast, and Sinclair Lewis's It Can't Happen Here at Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camps, in parks, and in small-town theaters. Hollywood producer Adolph Zukor advises WPA theater officials. Shows brief scenes of costume designing, stage setting, and rehearsals....
Topics: Civilians, Motion pictures, Theater, Zukor Adolph 1873-1976, Living New Deal
35mm Stock Footage
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Small town or city, possibly in the Southeastern U.S. viewed from a train.
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Topics: Motion pictures (Process plates), Southeastern U.S., Railroads
35mm Stock Footage
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Mutt and Jeff in “Globe Trotters�"
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Topics: Motion pictures (Cartoons), Animation (Cartoons)
35mm Stock Footage
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Some events of 1932 as captured by sound newsreels.
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Topics: Motion pictures (Newsreels), Sports (Bobsledding), Olympics (Lake Placid, 1932), Baseball, Mack,...
35mm Stock Footage
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Soundies: with Three Winter Sisters, The Glenn Miller Modernaires, Andy Mayo and Reg Kehoe and His Marimba Queens
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Topics: Motion pictures (Music), Novelty acts, Music
35mm Stock Footage
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Miscellaneous stock shots.
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Topics: Lions, U.S. Congress, Lighthouses, Newspapers, Motion pictures (Special effects)
35mm Stock Footage
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Animated cartoon.
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Topics: Motion pictures (Animation), Animation (Cartoons)
Prelinger Archives
by Almanac Films
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Quirky science film on the heart and its diseases.
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Topic: Medicine: Heart
Prelinger Archives
by Handy (Jam) Organization
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Relates how Americans build, from youth throughout life, by using their ingenuity not only in technological advancement but in everyday efforts by everyone. This is the letterboxed anamorphic version.
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Prelinger Archives
by University of Oklahoma
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"Script: Dwight V. Swain. Producer/director: D.N. Hockman. A-roll pix and sound have been shotlisted. B-roll pix not shotlisted but contains similar images.02:00:57:09The Oklahoma Planning and Resources Board PresentsA University of Oklahoma Production Extension Division Photographic Service02:02:05:11pan left from field of corn to other produce field02:02:23:19montage of various Oklahoma rural landscapes02:02:37:25LS wheat field with clouds02:02:45:00static LS of Red River02:03:11:23 -...
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Prelinger Archives
by Pathe
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Families, cotton candy, Coke, children, barkers, side shows, women snake charmers & sword swallowers, tent circus, parade, audience, clowns, animals, elephants, Emmett Kelly, Betty Rich Queen of the Air, trapeze artists, aerobats, bareback riders, trained horses, tigers, Clyde Beatty, GREAT FILM!
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Prelinger Archives
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0572 PA8316 King Cotton (Revised)
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Prelinger Archives
by Pathe News (?)
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How the New Deal benefits African Americans.
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Topics: New Deal: WPA, African Americans
Prelinger Archives
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View thousands of films from the Prelinger Archives! Prelinger Archives was founded in 1983 by Rick Prelinger in New York City. Over the next twenty years, it grew into a collection of over 60,000 "ephemeral" (advertising, educational, industrial, and amateur) films. In 2002, the film collection was acquired by the Library of Congress, Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division . Prelinger Archives remains in existence, holding approximately 11,000 digitized and...
Prelinger Archives
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Topic: need meta
Prelinger Archives
by Wolff (Raphael G.) Studios
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How electricity can modernize textile mills. Great shots of cotton mills, processing and textile manufacturing; technical narration laced with industry jargon. In Technicolor.
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Topics: Electricity, Occupations: Textile workers, Textile industry
Prelinger Archives
by Handy (Jam) Organization
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Shows new herbicides incorporating 2-4-D.
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Topics: Herbicides, Chemical industry, Agriculture: Herbicides and pesticides
Prelinger Archives
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0614 PA8171 Victory Gardens
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Topic: need meta
Prelinger Archives
by Coronet Instructional Films
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A high school senior learns how and where to ask a girl for a date, where to take her for a good time, and how to avoid spending too much money or being bored by commercialized amusements. Director: Ted Peshak. Cameraman: Dale Sharkey. Writers: George Tychsen, Bradford. Editor: Dick Kirschner. Narrator: George Stone.
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Topics: Social guidance, Dating, Teenagers
Prelinger Archives
by Fairbanks (Jerry) Productions
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Delightful musical made to promote color telephones as a decorator accessory in the home.
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Topics: Communication: Telephone, Consumerism, Houses and homes
Stock Footage
by Thomas Edison
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A chain gang in Charleston, South Carolina. Notice that all the prisoners are Black.
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Topics: stock footage, standard 4:3, historic, 1902, prisoners, chain gang, prison, Charleston, South...
Educational Films
by Carousel Films; CBS News; CBS reports (Television program)
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Producer and writer, David Lowe; reporter, Charles Kurait
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Topics: Ku Klux Klan (1915- ), Ku Klux Klan (1915- )
Home Movies
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Unidentified African-American family home movies. Label on can: "Mother Mills. House Party - Christmas at Home. Family leaving Detroit." Film Processed 1961. Road trip across Nebraska, Wyoming and Nevada. Purchased at Baltimore flea market, 2013.
Topic: Home movies
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
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To come.
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Topics: prelinger, home movies, African American
Feature Films
by Ben Frye
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Musical variety show filmed at the Apollo Theatre in Harlem, New York City featuring a cast of popular African-American performers: Willie Bryant, Freddie Robinson, Lionel Hampton, Count Basie, Faye Adams, Bill Bailey, Herb Jeffries, Amos Milburn, Sarah Vaughan, Nipsey Russell, Big Joe Turner, Martha Davis, Little Buck, Nat 'King' Cole, Mantan Moreland, Cab Calloway and Ruth Brown. You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page .
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Topic: musical